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Win takes Leicester off foot of WSL table

Leicester City v Brighton and Hove Albion – Barclays FA Women’s Super League – King Power Stadium
(Image credit: Nick Potts)

Leicester moved off the bottom of the WSL table after a 1-0 win against Brighton.

The win is the second of of the season for Lydia Bedford’s side, while the result sees Brighton suffer their fourth consecutive league loss this season.

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The Foxes took the lead in the 54th minute when Jess Sigsworth got on the end of a long ball down the right and found Shannon O’Brien, who calmly finished inside the box to score her first WSL goal.

Ashleigh Plumptre and Sigsworth both had chances to get a second for Leicester, but O’Brien’s second-half strike was enough to seal the three points.

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